Grow Up Chaps

BY FRANK HAVILAND Welcome to another edition of ‘World’s Most Offended’, where celebrities battle it out for woke points in a desperate bid to stay relevant. Congratulations to last week’s winner, Will Young, who takes away a year’s subscription to the Guardian, and as many vegan sausage rolls as his pockets can carry. The former Pop Idol star became incensed last week at the latest … Continue reading Grow Up Chaps

Is calling a Westerner a 鬼佬 Gwei Lo offensive?

BY ANASTASIA CHOO A recent court case filed by a British worker (with dual Australian citizenship), Francis William Haden, against Leighton Contractors (Asia) for unfair dismissal and racial discrimination has ignited much debate and outrage from some quarters on Chinese social media. Haden claims he was referred to as “Gwei Lo” and excluded from projects and prevented from hiring fellow Australians to work on a … Continue reading Is calling a Westerner a 鬼佬 Gwei Lo offensive?